Rebecca Davis

Events Manager

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

I love organising events! I started creating and running events for my own company after finishing University. Since then I've worked on experiential campaigns in an agency and worked in-house in a variety of very different arenas: from corporate events through to spontaneous ‘pop-up’ events and everything in between. What I relish most is taking responsibility for the ultimate success of an event and motivating a team to make it happen. In my most recent role, the aspect I have really enjoyed is the opportunity to create a unique calendar of individual events for very different target audiences. I am now ready for an exciting new challenge that enables me to consolidate and build on my varied event planning skills and experience.

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Corporate
  • Creative Event
  • Exhibition
  • Live Event
  • Party Planning
  • Promotional Event
  • Social Event
  • Coordination
  • Event Execution
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning

Work history

Currently

Events Manager

Match.com

Jun 2014
  • UK Events Manager, match.com, London, UK • Strategic planning, overall responsibility for the schedule of up to 50 events across the UK per month • Creative conception of events • Deliver events from conception to completion • Deliver events from 20 to 400 people in attendance • Manage teams of staff • Identify and secure partnerships to deliver a great customer experience • Secure and maintain relationships with London and UK venues • Create alternative events plan to increase revenue by over • Revenue reconciliation • Forecasting for future events • Coordinate staff throughout events • Post events analysis and admin • Stay aligned with customer care and legal team on all events

2014

Marketing & Events Manager

DesignMyNight

Sep 2013 - Jun 2014
  • Marketing and Events Manager, DesignMyNight, London, UK • Working alongside founders to devise and implement marketing activities • Idea generation and strategic planning • Managing client relationships • Social media management • Online marketing campaigns • Sourced and generated inbound links and guest articles

2013

Events Manager

Qubit

Feb 2013 - Aug 2013
  • Events Manager, Qubit, London, UK – Contract • Managed all third party and in house events across UK, Europe and US • Budgeting and financial management • Exhibition stand design, collateral design and printing, brand presence on the day • Researched new and upcoming events • Liaised with CFO, CMO and CEO to achieve marketing goals • Managed line marketing campaigns and copy incl. newsletters, social media, invite and collateral copy • Worked with our business development and sales team in order to increase ROI on every event • Implemented a new pre and post event plan to report on ROI and general feedback • Supplier sourcing and negotiation

2013

Account Executive

Imagine Marketing

Mar 2012 - Feb 2013
  • Account Executive, Imagine Marketing Promotions- Dublin, Ireland • Worked closely with key clients eg. Centra, Kopparberg • Client relationship management • Created and activated marketing campaigns through events and promotions • Worked closely with Account Management team to achieve overall goals • Managed budgets • Pitched to prospective clients • Managed events • Supplier sourcing and negotiation • Managed staff

2012

Owner

Rebeccadavis.com

Aug 2008 - Mar 2012
  • Owner, Rebeccadavis.com- Dublin, Ireland Rebeccadavis.com won best Irish online boutique in 2009 in one of Ireland’s leading fashion magazines and was placed in the top ten best Irish boutiques in Ireland in Dubliner magazine in 2010 and 2011. In October 2010 I was asked by Action Breast Cancer to design and promote a customized mitten in order to raise awareness for their current nationwide campaign which was promotes through National press. I then went on to sell the business in 2012. • Business development • Developed and created both offline and digital marketing campaigns • Developed and implemented PR plan • Managed in house launches along with promotional events • Managed all marketing and promotional activities • Secured national television and press interviews • Secured national celebrities for events • Budget and financial management • Sourced and negotiated with suppliers and distributors • Management and staff training

Education

2015

Event Management

Fitzwilliam Institute Group

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
  • Received a Distinction. Diploma in Event Management Course London (Dip. Event Man.) with PR, Online PR & Social Media modules.

2006

Economics and Information Studies

University College Dublin

Aug 2003 - Apr 2006
  • Economics and Information Studies